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I use the NordicTrack every other day for 20 minutes. I don’t listen to music or watch TV while I do it. I count to…
I didn’t know I was Jewish until I encountered anti-Semitism at the age of 10, when my best friend told me I couldn’t come to…
Conservation destroys the present. If we are only busy preserving the past, we are not living in the present and unable to look forward. I…
In New York, a Jew is a Jew, an Italian is an Italian, a Muslim is a Muslim: Nobody’s going out of his way to…
My father went to Rutgers, and I grew up in New Jersey, so I’m a great Rutgers fan. I have season tickets.
I was in Jungian analysis for 20 years, 1976-96.
I truly believe that the great heroes that create the history of architecture are people who take risks and write to tell about it.
I don’t design houses with the nuclear family idea because I don’t believe in it as a concept.
I am very different as a parent to new kids. My work changed from being rooted in the sky to being rooted in the earth.
I am immersed in architecture all day, working in my office or teaching.
Architecture is definitely a political act.
My wife has her stuff and her taste, and I have my stuff and my taste.
If you were a son of mine, I wouldn’t want you to be an architect, because it’s a tough way to be in the world.
The problem with digital architecture is that an algorithm can produce endless variations, so an architect has many choices.
I’m a Larry David fan, right? And it seems to me that Jewish history from the Talmud on has been a self-deprecating, self-critical kind of…
Architects design houses. I live in a home.
The guy who sits in front of the TV set with headphones on has lost the capacity to react to the tactile environment.
I really don’t even think of myself as being Jewish except when I’m in Germany.
I’m not a fashion architect. I don’t dress in Ralph Lauren and Gucci. When I buy a suit, I buy it at J. Press. I…
I would never live in anything I design. Life and art are different. My life is very precious to me – my art is precious…
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